Casting About by Terri DuLong

By Terri DuLong

During this fantastically crafted and uplifting novel, the writer of the acclaimed Spinning ahead welcomes readers again to the plush Florida island of Cedar Key, the place the colourful colours of hibiscus and azaleas are definitely the right backdrop to a colourful, quirky neighborhood. . . within the 4 years considering that Monica Brooks moved to Cedar Key, she's chanced on a house, a husband, and now a enterprise to like. taking on her mother's bustling knitting store is a welcome problem, yet Monica's intriguing plans are waylaid through unforeseen information. Her husband's ex-wife has been deemed an not worthy mom, and custody in their eight-year-old daughter, Clarissa, is to be transferred to Adam. Going immediately from honeymoon to motherhood--especially whilst she's not sure she desires children--leaves the commonly even-keeled Monica doubting herself at each flip. but in a spot like Cedar Key, no one is going it on my own. With aid from buddies and family, Monica, Clarissa, and Adam start to forge a close-knit kinfolk in their own--one that might must be robust adequate to resist all of the surprises set to solve. . . compliment for Spinning ahead "Poignant, soaking up, humorous...a debut that tugs on the heart." --Sophia Nash, writer of a deadly attractiveness "Captures the essence of what usually lies in each one of our hearts. do not pass over it!" --J.L. Miles, writer of chilly Rock River "Like a lazy island summer season. . .a tale of secrets and techniques and loss, friendship and restoration, and rediscovered love." --Laura Castoro, writer of affection at the Line

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And please, count on me for any babysitting chores. ” “And you know I want to get to know my granddaughter even better,” Opal told us. ” For some reason I felt teary. I should have known—I should have known that on this island, nobody goes it alone. No matter what the problem is, people pitch in to help. No, it wasn’t going to be easy—but it was comforting to know I wasn’t going to be alone. 4 After Adam left for Georgia on Sunday, I began doing laundry and getting the house ready for Clarissa’s arrival.

But he’s working on some project in Gainesville. ” She was right, and maybe I was being a bit too hard on her. ” “So you’re ready to spring the news on the family tonight? ” Opal was the first to arrive. She walked into the kitchen carrying her famous key lime pie and after setting it on the counter, leaned in to give me her requisite cosmopolitan kiss on both cheeks. With hands on my shoulders, she pulled back and said, “I do declare, marriage certainly agrees with you. Love your new bob cut, Monica.

It’ll be okay. I promise. We both need a little bit of time to digest this and we’ll discuss it tonight. ” he whispered into my hair. God, his arms felt good around my body. “No, I’d prefer dinner here. Quiet and private. ” “It’s a deal. I love you, Monica. ” “They will,” I agreed, uncertain where any of us were headed. After Adam left I put the breakfast dishes into the sudsy water to let them soak and prepared to start a load of wash—the whole time, thoughts of the phone call going through my head.

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